Bugis MRT Station

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 EW12  DT14 
Bugis
武吉士
பூகிஸ்
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Platform of Bugis Station
Station statistics
Address 320 Victoria Street
191 Rochor Road
Singapore 188045/188476
Coordinates 1°18′01″N 103°51′22″E
Lines East West Line
Downtown Line
Connections Bus, Taxi
Structure Underground
Levels 3
Platforms Island
Tracks 4
Other information
Opened 4 November 1989 (East West Line)
22 December 2013 (Downtown Line)
Code  EW12  DT14 
Operator  SMRT  (EWL)
 SBS Transit  (DTL)
Services
Preceding Station Mass Rapid Transit Following Station
Lavender
towards Pasir Ris
East West Line City Hall
towards Joo Koon
Rochor
towards Bukit Panjang
Downtown Line Promenade
towards Expo
Location
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Bugis MRT Station (EW12/DT14) is an underground Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) station on the East West Line and the Downtown Line. It has almost the same design as the neighbouring Lavender, save for the different colours of lights used.

As the distance between the platforms is relatively long, it will have travelators, the third station after Dhoby Ghaut and Serangoon to have travelators within the paid area.

Contents

Layout

L1 Street Level Bugis Junction, Golden Landmark, Raffles Hospital
B1 EWL Concourse Faregates, General Ticketing Machines, Passenger Service Centre, Transitlink Ticket Office
DTL Concourse Faregates, General Ticketing Machines, Passenger Service Centre
B2
EWL
Platforms
Platform A East West Line

towards  EW1  Pasir Ris (→)
towards  CG2  Changi Airport (Transfer at  EW4  Tanah Merah) (→)

Island platform
Platform B East West Line

towards  EW29  Joo Koon (←)

Transfer Linkway to East West Line and Downtown Line Platforms
B3
DTL
Platforms
Platform A Downtown Line

towards  DT19  NE4  Chinatown (→)

Island platform
Platform B Downtown Line

towards  DT19  NE4  Chinatown (→)

Exits

  • A : Bus Stop, Og Albert Complex, Stamford Arts Centre, Church of Our Lady of Lourdes, Sim Lim Square, The Bencoolen, Victoria St / Queen St, Fu Lu Shou Complex, Sim Lim Tower, Rochor Centre, Kwan Im Temple, Sri Krishnan Temple
  • B : Malay Heritage Centre, Raffles Hospital / Victoria St, Parkview Square, Bus Stop, Sultan Mosque, Landmark Village Hotel, Raffles Hospital
  • C : Iluma, Bugis Junction / Victoria St, National Library, Taxis / Bus Stop, Bugis Village, Parco Bugis Junction, Hotel Inter-Continental S'pore, St Joseph's Church

Rail Service

Destination First Train Last Train
Mon − Fri Sat Sun & P.H. Daily
East West Line
to EW1 Pasir Ris 6.03am 6.03am 6.31am 12.14am
to EW29 Joo Koon 5.54am 5.54am 6.20am 11.49pm
Downtown Line
to DT19 Chinatown 6.02am 6.02am 6.28am 11.46pm

QR code shopping wall

This is an interactive media launched on 7 December 2011 by SMRT in partnership with Cold Storage to enhance the commuters' travelling experience. Using a camera phone with QR code reader installed, one can purchase the items displayed on the media by simply flashing their camera phones on the items and the items would be delivered to them upon payment through the various credit cards.[1][2] Bugis, alongside Boon Lay, was the first to have such media installed.

Casualty incident

On 18 July 2012 at about 6.50am, two Chinese workers died after a temporary scaffolding, about four metres high, used for the construction of the new Downtown Line Bugis station subway link roof slab gave way. 8 other injured workers who were working on top of the structure, were sent to the nearby Raffles Hospital before rescuers arrived. They had minor injuries and 5 of them have since been discharged. Of the remaining workers who were warded, one suffered from abdominal and chest injuries, while another suffered a back injury and the last had a finger injury. Seven of the injured are from Bangladesh while the eighth is from China. Ministry of Manpower (MOM) has ordered all construction work to stop, while Building and Construction Authority (BCA) has revoked the construction permit for the site while investigations are underway. MOM said that based on preliminary information gathered, workers were pouring concrete, known as the casting process, into the formwork when the structure supporting the formwork collapsed. The formwork, located between the new and old sections of the station, was part of the structure being built to form the underground linkway, which is about 3 to 4 metres deep. The area affected is localised, measuring about 5 metres by 10 metres and the entire station is about 7,500 square metres. Land Transport Authority said the station structure is substantially complete and structurally sound, and that the incident posed no risk to surrounding developments and the public.[3][4][5]

References

  1. "Shop for turkey at train stations".
  2. "Virtual shopping at some SMRT train stations from Dec 7".
  3. "Two dead, eight injured at MRT construction site". Channel NewsAsia. 18 Jul 2012
  4. "Two bodies recovered from MRT work site". Channel NewsAsia. 18 Jul 2012
  5. "MRT worksite accident: why scaffolding collapsed". Channel NewsAsia. 18 Jul 2012

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